California State University, Long Beach

World University Rankings 2021
US College Rankings 2022
Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, California, 90840, United States

About California State University, Long Beach

California State University, Long Beach is a public university in California, United States. The campus is 322 acres with 84 buildings, and is located 3 miles (5 km) from the Pacific Ocean.

The university offers undergraduate and graduate courses and require, for graduation, a basic programme of "General Education-Breadth Requirements" across the university.
The campus houses eight academic colleges including arts, business administration, education, engineering, health and human services, liberal arts, natural sciences and mathematics, and continuing and professional education.

The academic portfolio comprises 82 different bachelor's degrees, 65 types of master's degrees, and four doctoral degrees. Most masters courses possible to complete in part-time, late afternoon and evening study, while a limited number of doctoral degrees are offered jointly with the University of California and other private institutions within the state. Since 2005, California State has been authorised to independently offer Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degrees.

There are some 474,000 students at California State taught by a faculty of 49,000, meaning that, of the degrees awarded in California, CSU is responsible for about half of all bachelors and a third of masters’ degrees.
The university has three student publications: the Daily 49er, 22 West Magazine (formerly The Long Beach Union Newspaper) and DIG Magazine.

The $70 million Student Recreation and Wellness Center is located on the northeast side of campus and has been open since 2010.
Since 1970, the university hosts the largest pow-wow in Southern California every March. This free two-day event, which attracts more than 6,000 people each year, features Native American dancing, arts, craft and food.

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Key statistics

  • $47,233
    Salary after 10 years
  • $18,714
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
  • $13,158
    On-campus Room and Board
  • 19.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 4%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 58 : 42
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 30,440
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2022 US Rankings and (2) 2021 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at California State University, Long Beach

  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
  • Engineering & technology

    • Civil Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • General Engineering
  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Geography
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
  • Physical sciences

    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Chemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Education

    • Education
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science